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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

You would need around 8,310.71RM (83,692.14฿) in Kuala Lumpur to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 87,000.00฿ in Bangkok (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 1.81% higher than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 3.80% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 15.04% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 13.63% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 10.00% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 82.27% higher than in Bangkok

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  Bangkok  Kuala Lumpur      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿     80.56 ฿      +34.27 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 ฿     553.87 ฿      -7.69 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 147.00 ฿     120.84 ฿      -17.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 60.00 ฿     100.70 ฿      +67.84 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 100.00 ฿     120.84 ฿      +20.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 63.45 ฿     95.45 ฿      +50.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 17.59 ฿     21.76 ฿      +23.67 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 9.61 ฿     13.08 ฿      +36.11 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 48.20 ฿     61.46 ฿      +27.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 33.87 ฿     30.09 ฿      -11.17 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 43.33 ฿     38.16 ฿      -11.94 %
Eggs (12) 57.71 ฿     45.19 ฿      -21.70 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 514.00 ฿     344.91 ฿      -32.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 116.10 ฿     110.01 ฿      -5.24 %
Apples (1kg) 78.03 ฿     82.34 ฿      +5.52 %
Oranges (1kg) 66.03 ฿     79.62 ฿      +20.59 %
Tomato (1kg) 48.75 ฿     35.81 ฿      -26.54 %
Potato (1kg) 61.10 ฿     31.77 ฿      -48.01 %
Lettuce (1 head) 35.55 ฿     29.95 ฿      -15.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.58 ฿     22.70 ฿      +36.88 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿     503.52 ฿      -16.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 50.53 ฿     85.60 ฿      +69.41 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 95.00 ฿     118.89 ฿      +25.15 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 90.00 ฿     116.82 ฿      +29.80 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 ฿     20.14 ฿      -19.44 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 900.00 ฿     1,007.04 ฿      +11.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿     30.21 ฿      -13.68 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 5.00 ฿     11.58 ฿      +131.62 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ฿     251.76 ฿      +151.76 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 38.81 ฿     20.95 ฿      -46.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 725,000.00 ฿     1,510,560.08 ฿      +108.35 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 2,913.67 ฿     1,521.86 ฿      -47.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.82 ฿     2.80 ฿      +53.76 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 643.00 ฿     1,454.89 ฿      +126.27 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,812.53 ฿     1,671.69 ฿      -7.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 390.00 ฿     232.74 ฿      -40.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 180.00 ฿     135.95 ฿      -24.47 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,835.29 ฿     2,607.03 ฿      +42.05 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,467.89 ฿     1,895.07 ฿      +29.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 2,787.80 ฿     2,990.03 ฿      +7.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 2,933.33 ฿     2,678.32 ฿      -8.69 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 21,160.74 ฿     24,113.01 ฿      +13.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,516.13 ฿     13,473.50 ฿      +28.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 55,044.59 ฿     40,467.11 ฿      -26.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 27,900.00 ฿     20,004.71 ฿      -28.30 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 108,823.53 ฿     95,851.96 ฿      -11.92 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 66,666.67 ฿     49,755.49 ฿      -25.37 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 22,476.91 ฿     39,410.76 ฿      +75.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.25     5.08      -18.80 %
 
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